The holiday season is a whirlwind – here before you know it and gone in a flash. Which often leaves us scrambling to find last minute gifts for hard-to-shop-for friends and family. Your co-op offers a wide variety of products that make excellent gifts for everyone left on your shopping list.
During the holiday season, the tendency is to gravitate towards rich, filling foods: meats, cheeses, gravies, mashed potatoes, pies, and more. As a self-proclaimed foodie, I'm not exactly complaining.
Do you know where your food comes from? How did the food on your plate find its way from the farmer's field to your dinner table? We have a strong and vibrant local food system here in the Rogue Valley thanks to our local farmers and the efforts of several local groups and organizations.
The Thanksgiving holiday is an annual reminder for all of us to embrace and express gratitude. But what exactly does that mean? Gratitude is thankfulness or gratefulness, showing appreciation, counting blessings, and returning kindness. Gratitude means embracing the good that we have a tendency to take for granted.
With numerous shared holiday meals on the horizon, it seems like an appropriate time to go over the basics of food allergies and intolerances. From peanuts and tree nuts to dairy and eggs – one person's favorite food can be seriously life threatening to another.